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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Exo by Fonda Lee + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Exo by Fonda Lee + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Hi, YABCers!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the new cover reveal for EXO by Fonda Lee, releasing January 31, 2017 from Scholastic. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Fonda:

Welcome to the cover reveal for EXO, my upcoming science fiction action novel. I’m excited to be here because I’ve been dying to share this with you. I really must thank the designer, Phil Falco at Scholastic for giving EXO a cover that looks like it should be the movie poster for an epic summer action blockbuster. I especially love the symmetry of the title and all the texture details: the vertical striping of the orange flare, the steely lattice background, the pixellated font of my name and the tag line. In short, this cover screams awesome at me so hard that I feel a burning temptation to pick it up and read it right away. Considering that I wrote the damn thing and have read it more than a dozen times already, that’s really saying something. I hope you like it. 
~Fonda Lee (EXO, Scholastic)

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EXO

by Fonda Lee
Release date: January 31, 2017
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 9780545933438
 
About the Book

It’s been a century of peace since Earth became a colony of an alien race with far reaches into the galaxy. Some die-hard extremists still oppose alien rule on Earth, but Donovan Reyes isn’t one of them. His dad holds the prestigious position of Prime Liaison in the collaborationist government, and Donovan’s high social standing along with his exocel (a remarkable alien technology fused to his body) guarantee him a bright future in the security forces. That is, until a routine patrol goes awry and Donovan’s abducted by the human revolutionary group Sapience, determined to end alien control.

When Sapience realizes whose son Donovan is, they think they’ve found the ultimate bargaining chip . But the Prime Liaison doesn’t negotiate with terrorists, not even for his own son.  Left in the hands of terrorists who have more uses for him dead than alive, the fate of Earth rests on Donovan’s survival. Because if Sapience kills him, it could spark another intergalactic war. And Earth didn’t win the last one . . .

To learn more about this book and see our review, click HERE.

 

About the Author

Fonda Lee is the author of Zeroboxer, which was an Andre Norton Award finalist, a Junior Library Guild selection, and an ALA Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. After spending years as a corporate strategist for Fortune 500 companies, she is now a writer and black belt martial artist living in Portland, Oregon. You can visit her online at www.fondalee.com.

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Giveaway Details

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Comments 7

Jennifer Haynes on Wednesday, 01 June 2016 17:45

It looks fantastic! The cover is fun and catchy, and reminds me of my favorite band (also called EXO, haha)

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It looks fantastic! The cover is fun and catchy, and reminds me of my favorite band (also called EXO, haha)
Kara S on Saturday, 04 June 2016 19:01

Whoa! Just...whoa! Bring on the awesome :) Cheers and thanks, Kara S

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Whoa! Just...whoa! Bring on the awesome :) Cheers and thanks, Kara S
Susan T. on Friday, 10 June 2016 14:02

The cover has an evil robot Battlestar Galactica vibe which is awesome! Books about alien invasions are so scary!

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The cover has an evil robot Battlestar Galactica vibe which is awesome! Books about alien invasions are so scary!
Linda Romer on Tuesday, 14 June 2016 18:31

EXO sounds like an exciting read ♡ I love the cover! Thank you

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EXO sounds like an exciting read ♡ I love the cover! Thank you
Clarissa on Thursday, 16 June 2016 00:32

The cover looks so cool! This futuristic sci-fi novel sounces good!

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The cover looks so cool! This futuristic sci-fi novel sounces good!
Shannon Mizikoski on Friday, 24 June 2016 02:07

This book sounds great, and the cover is AMAZING- definitely fits the synopsis, and stands out!

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This book sounds great, and the cover is AMAZING- definitely fits the synopsis, and stands out!
Danielle Hammelef on Friday, 24 June 2016 19:26

I love the symmetry and font. I find it suits the synopsis because earth, although it has symmetry, doesn't appear perfect before taken over by the alien race.

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I love the symmetry and font. I find it suits the synopsis because earth, although it has symmetry, doesn't appear perfect before taken over by the alien race.

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